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INTERVIEWS WITH MY LAI VETERANS

Original Title : Interviews With My Lai Veterans
Year : 1971
Country : USA
Movie Duration : 22 min

Cast :

Richard Hammer

Production :

Joseph Strick

Awards :

Won:
Best Documentary (Short Subjects) – Academy Awards, USA (1971)

  • Synopsis

    Interviews with five former American soldiers who were present at the March 16, 1968 attack on the village of My Lai during the Vietnam War; they discuss the orders that were issued leading up to the attack, their expectations of what they would find there, and the subsequent massacre of the inhabitants and destruction of the village, as well as possible motivations for the killings and rapes which took place.

  • About Director

    Joseph Strick

    Joseph Strick was born on July 6, 1923 in Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Ezekiel Strick. He was a producer and director, known for Ulysses (1967), The Savage Eye (1960) and The Balcony (1963). He was married to Martine Rossignol and Anne Laskin. He died on June 1, 2010 in Paris, France.

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